The New York Times reports:
The judge presiding over the civil fraud trial of Donald J. Trump fined the former president $5,000 on Friday for violating the terms of a gag order imposed this month.
The judge, Arthur F. Engoron, had barred Mr. Trump from attacking his court staff after the former president posted a picture on social media of Justice Engoron’s law clerk, Allison Greenfield, with Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader. Mr. Trump labeled Ms. Greenfield “Schumer’s girlfriend” and said she was “running this case against me.”
A spokeswoman for Mr. Schumer this month called the social media post “ridiculous, absurd, and false,” adding that the senator did not know Ms. Greenfield.
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A judge fined Trump $5,000 for violating his gag order.
“Make no mistake: future violations, whether intentional or unintentional,” will lead to “far more severe sanctions,” including “possibly imprisoning” Trump,
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) October 20, 2023